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Research : John Ifcher
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Work in Progress
"Pricing Competition: A New Laboratory Measure of Gender Differences in the
"Subjective-Well-Being, Inequality and Per Capita Income: Evidence from the World
"The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Mental Health and Hapiness" (with Casey Boyd-Swan, Chris Herbst, and Homa Zarghamee (under review).
"The Increasing Happiness of Parents" (with Chris Herbst) (under review).
"Gender and Competition in Tasks without Agency." (with Homa Zarghamee).
"Impact of Relative and Absolute Income on Happiness: A Laboratory Investigation" (with Lina Diaz, Dan Houser, and Homa Zarghamee).
"How Have Single Mothers Fared During the Great Recession: Evidence from the Gallop Daily Poll" (with Carol Graham, Chris Herbst, and Homa Zarghamee).
"Buying the Benefits of Marriage: Marriage, Income, and Happiness in the United States" (with Chris Herbst, and Homa Zarghamee).
"Affect and Overconfidence: A Laboratory Investigation" (with Homa Zarghamee). The Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics (forthcoming).
"Trends in the Happiness of Single Mothers: Evidence from the General Social Survey." (with Homa Zarghamee). The Journal of Happiness Studies (forthcoming).
"Happiness and Time Preference: The Effect of Positive Affect in a Random-Assignment Experiment." (with Homa Zarghamee).The American Economic Review 101(7): 3109-3129 (2011).
"The Happiness of Single Mothers after Welfare Reform." The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 11(1) (Topics): 1-27 (2010).
"Identify the Effect of a Welfare-to-Work Program Using Capacity Constraint: a New York City Quasi-Experiment." Eastern Economic Journal 36(3): 299-316 (2010).
"The General Assistance Recipients and Welfare-To-Work Programs on General Assistance Recipients:Evidence from New York City." Poverty and Public Policy 2(3): 171-193 (2010).
"The Effect of a Welfare-to-Work Program on Homeless Shelter Use in New York City: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment" (presented, WEAI Conference, June 2008).
"Adults' Abilities To Detect Children Who Are Ready To Learn" (with Michelle Perry and J. Wooley) International Journal Of Behavioral Development, 18(2): 365-381 (1995).
"Experimental Economics' Ethics" (with Homa Zarhgamee). In Practicing Professional Ethics in Economicsand Public Policy (Elizabeth Searing and Donald Searing, eds.), Springer:New York, NY. (forthcoming).
"Spend or Save? Study or Party? Smoke or Quit? " (with Homa Zarghamee). In Shift & Reset (Brian Reich, ed.), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ (2011).